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    Writing Practices: My 6-month Story Journal Experiment

    This blog post originally appeared on AnneJanzer.com on June 29, 2021.

    On January 1, 2021, I opened a brand new journal, picked up a favorite pen, and wrote a simple anecdote about my first Zoom New Year’s Eve party the night before.

    This was the first step in a prolonged experiment: What would happen if I wrote a story or anecdote every single day for a year?

    I’m on my second journal now, and not planning to stop. The task takes anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on how absorbed I become. It’s a welcome daily practice.

    This experiment focuses on the first, fundamental skill of storytelling—identifying the story. I have always struggled with pulling ideas for stories out of thin air, so I embarked on this journal project to see if I could improve.

    Now, halfway through the year, I want to share the results with you.

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    A Book That Made me Pick Up a Pen (and Journal): A Review by Anne Janzer

    Today we have another review of Journaling Power by Anne Janzer on her website AnneJanzer.com. Not only does Anne provide a great review, but she also has some valuable information she shares. You...

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    How Journaling Led Me to Writing Books

    Ever since I was a child, I dreamed of writing a book. When I was younger, I wanted to write fiction, like the authors I read. As I grew older and my reading tastes changed, I leaned toward...

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